Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Sen. Jon Tester Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Native Education


On February 20, Sen. Jon Tester announced two bills that would strengthen Native education by boosting teacher recruitment in rural areas and address workforce shortages at Indian country schools.

The Rural Educator Support and Training (REST) Act would address teacher shortages in rural America by providing scholarships, loan forgiveness, and professional development opportunities to educators who commit to work in rural schools.


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